From Grandma’s Kitchen: Prawn Baffad

Baffad is a pungent aromatic dish that can be prepared using prawns or chicken.



¼ kg prawns (remove shells)

12 peppercorns

3 garlic flakes

½ inch ginger piece

1 tsp turmeric

8 Kashmiri chillies

½ tsp cumin

2 medium onions (chopped)

2 medium tomatoes (chopped)

Tamarind to taste

Vinegar to taste

Salt to taste


Grind the peppercorns, garlic, ginger, turmeric powder, chillies, and cumin together.

Fry the onions. Then add the tomatoes and prawns. Fry.

Put in the ground masala along with tamarind, vinegar, and salt.

Cover and cook till the prawns are ready.